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Riopa  Gray, 1839
Taxonomic Serial No.: 1181722

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
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  Current Standing: valid  
       
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2022   
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria   
       InfrakingdomDeuterostomia   
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                InfraphylumGnathostomata   
                   SuperclassTetrapoda   
                      ClassReptilia Laurenti, 1768 – répteis, reptiles, Reptiles  
                         OrderSquamata Oppel, 1811 – Amphisbaenians, Lizards, Snakes, amphisbènes, lézards, serpents  
                            SuborderAutarchoglossa   
                               FamilyScincidae Oppel, 1811 – Skinks  
                                  SubfamilyLygosominae   
                                     GenusRiopa Gray, 1839  
    Direct Children:  
                                        Species Riopa albopunctata (Gray, 1846) – White-spotted Supple Skink 
                                        Species Riopa anguina (Theobald, 1868)  
                                        Species Riopa goaensis Sharma, 1976 – Goan Supple Skink 
                                        Species Riopa guentheri (Peters, 1879) – Günther's Supple Skink, Günther's Writhing Skink 
                                        Species Riopa lineata (Gray, 1839) – Lined Supple Skink 
                                        Species Riopa lineolata Stoliczka, 1870 – Striped Writhing Skink 
                                        Species Riopa popae (Shreve, 1940) – Pope's Writhing Skink 
                                        Species Riopa punctata (Linnaeus, 1758) – Common Dotted Garden Skink, Common Snake Skink, Punctate Supple Skink 
                                        Species Riopa vosmaerii (Gray, 1839) – Vosmer's Writhing Skink 
       

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  Source: Reptile Database (Mar 2022), website (version Mar-2022)  
  Acquired: 2002   
  Notes: Uetz, P., Freed, P., Aguilar, R. & Hosek, J. (eds.) (2022) The Reptile Database, http://www.reptile-database.org, accessed 9 May 2022   
  Reference for: Riopa   
       
  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Wagner, Philipp, Wolfgang Böhme, Olivier S. G. Pauwels, and Andreas Schmitz  
  Publication Date: 2009   
  Article/Chapter Title: A review of the African red-flanked skinks of the Lygosoma fernandi (BURTON, 1836) species group (Squamata: Scincidae) and the role of climate change in their speciation   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Zootaxa, vol. 2050   
  Page(s): 1-30   
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  ISBN/ISSN: 1175-5326   
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